Jan 18, 2013 9:52pm
Saturday - Launching the Jerry Covers Project
Similar to a multi-part radio special
I produced last year for KBOO
Community Radio, Saturday @ Noon PST (or what time for you?
) I will broadcast the first of many shows this year featuring cover songs performed by Jerry Garcia away from The Grateful Dead. Listen in
The project song list is NOT comprehensive and focuses intentionally, though not exclusively, on the early-mid 1970s. This special has no acoustic music included.
The format is to play the originally recorded version of the tune and then a carefully selected Jerry version.
The show Saturday will feature only jazz tunes and as I have nearly 5 hours of material for this 2-hour show, it is likely to only be Part 1 of the jazz portion of the special.
Future episodes are likely be themed with funk/soul and Bob Dylan being two more known themes I'll explore. Following, there will be general shows to share the rest of the tunes.
As I have not yet made a choice for any of the songs below, I welcome your suggestions for the version I should play. Not seeing a title here does not mean I'm not including the song, but more likely that there's few enough that I'll simply listen to them all by myself...
All By Myself, And It Stoned Me, Boogie On Reggae Woman, Dear Prudence, Don't Let Go, Eleanor Rigby Jam, Every Word You Say, Finders Keepers, Forever Young, Get Out Of My Life Woman, Going, Going, Gone, He Ain't Give You None, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You), I Feel Like Dynamite, I Second That Emotion, I Shall Be Released, I'll Be With Thee, I'll Take A Melody, I'm A Road Runner, It Ain't No Use, It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry, It's Too Late, Knockin' On Heaven's Door, Lay Down Sally, Let It Rock, Let's Spend The Night Together, Like A Road, Lonesome And A Long Way From Home, Mighty High, Mississippi Moon, Money Honey, My Sisters And Brothers, Mystery Train, Neighbor, Neighbor, Positively 4th Street, Russian Lullaby, Senor (Tales Of Yankee Power), Shining Star, Simple Twist Of Fate, Sitting In Limbo, Someday Baby, Stir It Up, Stop That Train, Struggling Man, Tangled Up In Blue, That Lucky Old Sun, That's A Touch I Like, That's All Right, Mama, That's What Love Will Make You Do, The Harder They Come, The Maker, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, The Way You Do The Things You Do, Think, Tore Up Over You, Tough Mama, What A Wonderful World, When I Paint My Masterpiece, Wonderful World, You Can Leave Your Hat On, You Never Can Tell